Russia Demands Prince Charles Comes Clean, Says He’s Unfit To Be King – Russia lodged a furious protest with Britain on Thursday after Prince Charles reportedly compared President Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler, with Moscow saying the comments were unworthy of a king-in-waiting. [msn]
Hijackers Caught In The Act In Cape Town [Video] – A group of men took on some hijackers in the streets of Cape Town after chasing them down in a high-speed pursuit. [2ov]
General Declares Himself Prime Minister – Thailand’s 19th Nervous Breakdown – Yes, the Thai military has thrown out the government once again, and the top general has made himself prime minister. A report from Bangkok under curfew. [beast]
That Californian Kidnapping Story Is Getting Interesting – The attorney for a man accused of kidnapping a girl and holding her captive for 10 years ago strongly denied his client did any wrong and said the man treated the alleged victim “like a queen.” [lat]
Two Suspected Poachers Killed In Kruger Shoot-Out – Two suspected rhino poachers were shot dead on Thursday during a shoot-out with rangers at Crocodile Bridge in the Kruger National Park, the SA National Parks said. [n24]
Pentagon: Scope Of Intelligence Compromised By Snowden ‘Staggering’ – A top-secret Pentagon report to assess the damage to national security from the leak of classified National Security Agency documents by Edward Snowden concluded that “the scope of the compromised knowledge related to US intelligence capabilities is staggering”. [guardian]
Gauteng Students Shown Porn At School – The national congress of school governing bodies said on Thursday it was saddened by the allegation that a teacher had showed porn to a class at Edenglen High School in Gauteng. [iol]
Chinese Tycoon Liu Han Sentenced To Death For Murder – Liu Han, a Chinese tycoon believed to have links to China’s former security chief Zhou Yongkang, has been sentenced to death. [bbc]
JSE All Share Closes At Record High – THE JSE closed at a record high on Thursday as banks and rand hedge shares drove the market higher in response to positive Chinese purchasing manager index (PMI) data and the decision by the Reserve Bank to keep rates unchanged. [bdlive]
DA’s Maimane To Stand For Parliamentary Leader – Mmusi Maimane, the DA’s national spokesperson, says he will stand for the party’s parliamentary leader to replace the outgoing Lindiwe Mazibuko. [m&g]
Woman Finds Man Living In 14-Year-Old Daughter’s Closet – A 27-year-old man accused of hiding in a teenage girl’s closet for five days and sexually assaulting her has been arrested. [dm]
Three ‘Fucks’ Spotted In One News24 Column – We’ve come a long way in South Africa, and it’s great to see how relaxed our news editors have become about words that were unspeakable just a few years ago. This news24 column contains three ‘fucks’ and one ‘prick.’ [n24]
Fucking great work, guys!
Iranian Actress Faces Public Flogging – Iranian court is asked to order the public flogging of award-winning actress Leila Hatami for greeting Cannes festival president with a kiss. [telegraph]
College Freshman, Outed as Casting Couch Porn Actress, Commits Suicide – Nineteen-year-old Alyssa Funke, a freshman at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, bought a shotgun, drove to her family’s boat, and killed herself there on April 14. Students at her former high school had outed her as the star of a “casting couch” porn video. [gawk]
Facebook Product Director in Rant About the Media: ‘Someone Fix This Shit’ – Facebook product director Mike Hudack has generated a fiery debate about the state of modern media with a rant posted to his public page (embedded below). [mash]
Get An Office For R1,500 A Month At The Woodstock Exchange – This is your ‘in’ to the buzz that is the Woodstock Exchange. You get a desk, internet and the cool factor you’ve been missing. [thebureaux]
Washr Collects Your Dirty Clothes, Brings You Clean Ones – If you’re not keen to slouch through the rain with a few kilograms of dirty socks, shirts, shorts and underwear once a week, maybe you’ll enjoy what Washr has to offer. [vurn]
Sir Paul McCartney In Hospital Battling Serious Mystery Virus During Japan Tour – Former Beatle’s world tour gigs on May 18 and 19 were postponed as doctors ordered ‘complete rest’ while he recuperates. [telegraph]
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